For over five years, we did small deliveries of food and clothes to Portland’s homeless. In 2010, we had a desire to expand our services and provide more support for the people on the streets. We decided to hold a “Festival” type event each year. Our goals in holding an event for the homeless in the area were:
Over the four years we held the Festivals, we served over 2,000 of Portland’s homeless, mobilized over 600 volunteers, delivered more than 700 sleeping bags and much more.